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Steps to

Complete application

The application requires general information, parental/guardian information, and academic information

$40 application fee

  • This is a non-refundable fee
  • Active Duty Military and Veterans may have their application fee waived. 
  • Fee Waiver
    • Mississippi State University will waive the admissions application fee for freshman applicants who submit an approved ACT/SAT or NACAC Request for Waiver of College Application Fee form obtained from and signed by their high school counselor. This waiver is need-based and not related to the scores received on the ACT/SAT test.
  • International Requirements
    • The application fee for International Students is $60.

Official Test Scores

  • Freshmen:
    • Request that official ACT or SAT scores be sent to Mississippi State. We encourage that these test scores come directly from ACT or SAT (ACT College Code - 2220 or SAT College Code – 1480).
    • The writing test of the ACT and SAT are not considered for admission or scholarship awarding purposes.
  • Transfers: 
    • For Transfer Students who have not completed the 30 hours of core courses, they will need to submit Official Test Scores.

Proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella

  • All students born after 1956 are required to provide proof of immunity to Rubeola (red measles) and Rubella (German measles)
  • This Immunization form must be returned to the Longest Student Health Center
  • Visit the Health Center for more information about Immunization Requirements


  • Upload your official six-semester high school transcript (through your junior year) to your Mississippi State University applicant portal. Guidance counselors may also upload transcripts through once they are verified by Slate. Counselors may also submit electronically to or by mail to the address at the bottom of this page.
  • Faxed transcripts will not be accepted.
  • If you have any college credits, have the institution send all coursework.
  • Submit official transcripts from each college or university attended
  • Faxed transcripts will not be accepted
  • An applicant may not ignore previous college attendance and MUST list all colleges attended on the application for admission.
  • For Transfer Students who have not completed the 30 hours of core courses, they will need to submit an Official Final High School Transcript.